Thursday, November 26, 2015

Osaka: Dotonbori Minami Namba in Japan


Dotonbori is the most popular tourist attraction area and it is also a city icon for Osaka in Japan. Dotonbori is also known as Minami Namba as it is located around Namba Station, Minami. Dotonbori is a popular shopping and food district as it draws many tourists to the place especially at night, in order to enjoy hundreds of neon lights and colourful electronic billboards on the buildings. Glico is one of the famous electronic billboards which attracts tourists to Dotonbori for the picture. Apart from that, tourists can enjoy boat ride along the canal at Dotonbori. 

Okonomiyaki (Japanese pancake), Takoyaki, Tetchirin (blowfish stew), Udon, Octopus balls, Oysters, scallops etc. are popular food to try in Osaka.

Dotonbori is located around Namba Station, Minami in Osaka downtown, Japan
Dotonbori is located around Namba Station, Minami in Osaka downtown, Japan

It becomes crowded at night when visitors head to Dotonbori Street for popular okonomiyaki, tetchiri, udon etc. in Osaka, Japan
It becomes crowded at night when visitors head to Dotonbori Street for popular okonomiyaki, tetchiri, udon etc. in Osaka, Japan

Boat ride along the canal at the popular tourist attraction of Dotonbori in Osaka downtown, Japan
Boat ride along the canal at the popular tourist attraction of Dotonbori in Osaka downtown, Japan

The entrance of Dotonbori Street and near to Minami Namba walk in Osaka, Japan
The entrance of Dotonbori Street for food district and near to popular spots for the electronic billboards at Minami Namba walk in Osaka, Japan

Asahi electronic billboard on top of the building at Minami Namba in Osaka downtown, Japan
Asahi electronic billboard on top of the building at Minami Namba in Osaka downtown, Japan


Glico electronic board is one of the most popular attraction at Dotonbori and Minami Namba walk in Osaka downtown, Japan
Glico electronic board is one of the most popular attraction at Dotonbori and Minami Namba walk in Osaka downtown, Japan

Okonomiyaki (Japanese pancake) and Japanese style BBQ are popular food in Osaka, Japan
Okonomiyaki (Japanese pancake) and Japanese style BBQ are popular food in Osaka, Japan

Catchy Osaka food displaying on restaurants' signboards  to grab customers' attention at Dotonbori in Osaka, Japan
Catchy Osaka food displaying on restaurants' signboards  to grab customers' attention at Dotonbori in Osaka, Japan

Standing on the right of escalator in order to give way for people who are on the quick move in Osaka, Japan
Standing on the right of escalator in order to give way for people who are on the quick move in Osaka, Japan
The futuristic concept of the most popular tourist attraction place at Osaka Station City in Osaka downtown, Japan
The futuristic concept of the most popular tourist attraction place at Osaka Station City in Osaka downtown, Japan


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